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September 10, 2019

Talking about life without kids is an often uncomfortable conversation.  In this segment of KATU’s Afternoon Live, author Kate Kaufmann and I define the terms childfree and childless. We touch on the importance of engaging in conversations about the experience of not having...

February 26, 2019

Self-compassion is the practice of turning toward yourself in difficult times and offering yourself the same gentle kindness you would offer a dear friend.  Many people confuse self-compassion with self-pity or self-esteem. In this segment of Afternoon Live, I talk about what sel...

October 9, 2018

Self-care is a buzz word these days. Most people think of a manicure or glass of wine as the go-to self-care. In this segment of Afternoon Live, I talk about a different way to think about self-care.  Below you’ll find some some questions you can ask yourself to get in touch with...

March 21, 2018

The path to being a Childfree Woman is not always direct.  If you're in the process of deciding to have children or not, you can experience a sense of "outsiderness" from your friends and family.  It can be difficult to find a safe place to explore your personal journey toward or...

March 19, 2018

Each woman has a different story about her decision to have children or not.  For some, the decision was made for her due to physical circumstances; but for those that have the experience of making an intentional choice, the process can be emotionally, psychologically, and interp...

January 31, 2017

Last weekend the Women’s March took place in cities around the world.  People of all cultures gathered in an effort to bring discussions about discrimination to the forefront.  I am writing to shed light on an often subtle form of discrimination that continues to take place in so...

January 5, 2017

With the start of a New Year we often find ourselves making lists of resolutions, goals, and commitments to improve and change ourselves.  Be healthier: lose ten pounds; go to the gym three times a week; eat more vegetables.  Be kinder to others: have more patience with my childr...

November 24, 2016

a stressful situation

You may be aware that food allergies and intolerances are becoming more and more common.  Living with a child who suffers from food allergies can result in incredible stress.  A recent article in Allergic Living, reminded readers of the 2010 study at Nor...

November 16, 2016

the cycle

We only have to look to nature to observe the cycle of things. The earth orbits around the sun to give us our seasons.  There’s a season for planting, for harvesting, for dying.  The moon cycles round the earth to give us our months.  And as women, we cycle through our o...

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